“Undefined” By Brand.

Phantoms drift midst deep dusk light
timeless and summer, but never settle.
Gray, shadowed and peaceful
faint impressions rust
like old sun faded paintings
on the brick of an antique building.
With each touch, the surface crumbles
Chips of paint and dust clatter
to a debris cluttered sidewalk.
The more I try to clarify
the more pieces fall away.
No one is left to care for this cracked place.
Busy scraping steps
Passing sun warmed bricks.

To check out more of Brand’s work, go here.

  7 comments for ““Undefined” By Brand.

  1. May 4, 2020 at 4:23 pm

    Wow, that is amazing!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. May 4, 2020 at 4:31 pm

    Delightful poem… It took me back into my childhood. Chipping and peeling away paint was a toddler pastime… Much to the chagrin of my parents and landlords…i love sitting on sunwarmed bricks building roads for the ants to follow…

    Liked by 1 person

  3. ~M
    May 4, 2020 at 9:29 pm

    I feel this…

    Liked by 1 person

  4. May 4, 2020 at 11:47 pm

    Amazing poem….

    Liked by 1 person

  5. May 5, 2020 at 2:50 pm

    This is an incredible poem! Thank you so much for introducing Brand’s work!

    Liked by 1 person

    • May 5, 2020 at 4:01 pm

      Anytime. 😀 I always love getting submissions!

      Liked by 1 person

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